The Pogo system is a mobile card reader which enables credit and debit card payments anywhere with wireless coverage via smartphone

A new payment system being introduced by AIB and Eircom will allow SMEs, micro-enterprises and sole traders to accept debit and credit card payment(...)

UnionPay: there are almost as many UnionPay cards globally in circulation as the two leading payment cards combined

It’s an increasingly common sight shopping malls and at ATMs and in hotels from Okinawa to Bangkok to Manila – the logo of the Chinese payment system (...)

David Courtney was involved in €400 million deal in 2005 to buy the Superquinn chain. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

MARK PAUL The death has taken place of David Courtney, a well-known property investor who came to prominence following h(...)

Shelbourne Hotel Holdings Ltd, 
the company 
which owns the famous Dublin hotel, had total debts of ¤289
million at the end of 2011. 

Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Kennedy Wilson Holdings, the Californian investment firm, has said it is close to taking control of the historic Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin and hinted(...)

The sale of the Shelbourne Hotel loan was off-market so no price is known. Photograph: Alan Betson

Half of the outstanding €206 million senior loan held by Bank on Ireland on the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin has been bought by international property i(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: up to five investors are understood to be willing to bid at least €950 million to buy the loans given to the property group controlled by him from Nama, although the State agency has yet to put them on the market.

Up to five investors are understood to be willing to bid at least €950 million to buy the loans given to the property group controlled by Michael O’Fl(...)

No 87-89 Pembroke Road, Dublin. Photograph: Peter Moloney/PM Photography

  Irish Life has re-entered the commercial property investment market after eight years, buying a rented office building for €15.5 mill(...)

Boomtime buy: the former UCD Veterinary College site in Ballsbridge was bought in 2005 for €171.5 million – the equivalent of €84 million an acre – but is worth just €22.5 million today

The Comer Group, the property investment business owned by Galway-born Luke and Brian Comer, has outbid up to a dozen developers to buy a 2.02-acre si(...)

Parkway centre: work on the 15-acre site may resume if its owners can secure tenants for its anchor units. photograph: don moloney/press 22

The prospects of finally completing a partially built €50 million shopping centre in Limerick city have been greatly enhanced as discussions co(...)

Another heavily-discounted modern office block in Dublin has been snapped up by an overseas buyer after intense bidding for it between Irish an(...)